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Love is a kind of warfare.

OVID, The Art of Love

Luck affects everything; let your hook always be cast; in the stream where you least expect it, there will be a fish.

OVID, attributed, The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations

Anything cracked will shatter at a touch.

OVID, The Poems of Exile: Tristia and the Black Sea Letters

The mind, conscious of innocence, despises false reports: but we are always ready to believe a scandal.

OVID, Fasti

Lips, however rosy, must be fed.

OVID, attributed, Day's Collacon

But still her silent looks loudly reproached me.

OVID, Amorum

The least strength suffices to break what is bruised.

OVID, Tristia

Simplicity is a jewel rarely found.

OVID, attributed, Day's Collacon

Reason is my only means of knowing and predicting the future; by it I have divined and acquired my knowledge.

OVID, attributed, Day's Collacon

The mind which is conscious of right, rectitude, undeviating integrity, despises, laughs at, treats with contempt, the lies of rumor.

OVID, attributed, Day's Collacon

Passion persuades me one way, reason another. I see the better and approve it, but I follow the worse.

OVID, Metamorphoses

Summer is unclothed, and bears a wheaten garland.

OVID, attributed, Day's Collacon

Anyone can be rich in promises.

OVID, attributed, Day's Collacon

He who is not prepared today, will be less so tomorrow.

OVID, attributed, Day's Collacon

Luck makes friends.

OVID, attributed, Day's Collacon

Ovid - a biography.

Ovid: Poems - a collection of Ovid's poetry.


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